Comparison between:
- Pantech Vega LTE-A
- Samsung Galaxy J7 (2017)
- Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

Brand and model

Information about the brand, model and model alias (if any) of a specific device.

Pantech Vega LTE-ASamsung Galaxy J7 (2017)Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Pantech Vega LTE-ASamsung Galaxy J7 (2017)
Prices
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Prices
Model aliasIM-A880SSM-J730F
J730F
SM-A520F
A520F

Design

Information about the dimensions and weight of the device, shown in different measurement units. Body materials, available colors, certifications.

Width78.3 mm
7.83 cm
0.257 ft
3.083 in
74.8 mm
7.48 cm
0.245 ft
2.945 in
71.4 mm
7.14 cm
0.234 ft
2.811 in
Height153.4 mm
15.34 cm
0.503 ft
6.039 in
152.5 mm
15.25 cm
0.5 ft
6.004 in
146.1 mm
14.61 cm
0.479 ft
5.752 in
Thickness10.5 mm
1.05 cm
0.034 ft
0.413 in
8 mm
0.8 cm
0.026 ft
0.315 in
7.9 mm
0.79 cm
0.026 ft
0.311 in
Weight181 g
0.4 lbs
6.41 oz
181 g
0.4 lbs
6.38 oz
159 g
0.35 lbs
5.61 oz
Volume126.12 cm³
7.66 in³
91.26 cm³
5.54 in³
82.41 cm³
5 in³
ColorsBlack
White
Black
Blue
Pink
Gold
Black
Blue
Gold
Rose-gold
Body materials-MetalAluminium alloy
Glass
Certification-IP54IP68

SIM card

The Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) is used in mobile devices for storing data authenticating the subscribers of mobile services.

SIM card typeMicro-SIMNano-SIMNano-SIM
Number of SIM cards111
Features-Dual SIM optional (A variant of the model with two SIM card slots is available)Dual SIM optional (A variant of the model with two SIM card slots is available)

Networks

A mobile (cellular) network is a radio system, which allows a large number of mobile devices to communicate with each other.

GSMGSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
UMTSUMTS 2100 MHzUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTELTE 850 MHzLTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 700 MHz (B28)

Mobile network technologies and bandwidth

Communication between devices within mobile networks is realized via various generations of network technologies, which provide different bandwidth.

Mobile network technologiesUMTS
EDGE Class 12
GPRS Class 12
HSPA
LTE Cat 3
LTE-A
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 6
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 6

Operating system

Operating system is the system software, which manages and controls the functioning of the hardware components of the device.

Operating system (OS)Android 4.2.2 Jelly BeanAndroid 7.0 Nougat
Android 8.0 Oreo
Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Android 8.0 Oreo

System on Chip (SoC)

A system on a chip (SoC) includes into a single chip some of the main hardware components of the mobile device.

SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AASamsung Exynos 7 Octa 7870Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7880
Process technology28 nm14 nm14 nm
CPUKrait 400ARM Cortex-A53ARM Cortex-A53
CPU bits32 bit64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv7ARMv8-AARMv8-A
Level 0 cache memory (L0)4 KB + 4 KB--
Level 1 cache memory (L1)16 KB + 16 KB--
Level 2 cache memory (L2)2048 KB
2 MB
--
CPU cores488
CPU frequency2300 MHz1600 MHz1900 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 330ARM Mali-T830 MP2ARM Mali-T830 MP3
GPU cores423
GPU frequency450 MHz-950 MHz
RAM capacity2 GB3 GB3 GB
RAM typeLPDDR3LPDDR3LPDDR4
RAM channelsDouble channelSingle channelDouble channel
RAM frequency800 MHz933 MHz1033 MHz

Storage

Every mobile device has a built-in storage (internal memory) with a fixed capacity.

Storage16 GB
32 GB
16 GB32 GB
-eMMC 5.1-

Memory cards

Memory cards are used in mobile devices for expanding their external storage capacity.

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC

Display

The display of a mobile device is characterized by its technology, resolution, pixel density, diagonal length, color depth, etc.

Type/technologySuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Diagonal size5.6 in
142.24 mm
14.22 cm
5.5 in
139.7 mm
13.97 cm
5.2 in
132.08 mm
13.21 cm
Width2.75 in
69.73 mm
6.97 cm
2.7 in
68.49 mm
6.85 cm
2.55 in
64.75 mm
6.48 cm
Height4.88 in
123.97 mm
12.4 cm
4.79 in
121.76 mm
12.18 cm
4.53 in
115.12 mm
11.51 cm
Aspect ratio1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
Resolution1080 x 1920 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels
Pixel density393 ppi
154 ppcm
401 ppi
157 ppcm
424 ppi
166 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area72.21 %73.34 %71.69 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Natural IPS Pro-Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Always-On Display

Sensors

Different sensors measure different physical quantities and convert them into signals recognizable by the mobile device.

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Fingerprint
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Hall
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Barometer
Fingerprint
Hall

Rear camera

The primary camera of the mobile device is usually placed on its back and can be combined with one or more additional cameras.

Sensor model-Sony IMX258 Exmor RSSamsung S5K3P8
Sensor type-CMOSISOCELL
Sensor size-4.71 x 3.49 mm
0.23 in
-
Sensor format--1/3.1"
Pixel size-1.133 µm
0.001133 mm
1 µm
0.001000 mm
Crop factor-7.37-
Aperture-f/1.7f/1.9
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent-3.71 mm
27.36 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
3.6 mm
Flash typeLEDLEDLED
Image resolution4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
4608 x 3456 pixels
15.93 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode

Front camera

Modern smartphones have one or more front cameras and their positioning has led to various design concepts – pop-up camera, rotating camera, notch, punch hole, under-display camera, etc.

Sensor type-ISOCELL-
Aperture-f/1.9f/1.9
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent-3.34 mm3.6 mm
Auxiliary light-LED-
Image resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
4608 x 3456 pixels
15.93 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps

Audio

Information about the type of speakers and the audio technologies supported by the device.

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
-HAC (M4/T3) - Hearing Aid Compatibility-

Radio

The radio in a mobile device is a built-in FM radio receiver.

RadioNoYesYes

Tracking/Positioning

Information about the positioning and navigation technologies supported by the device.

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
S-GPS
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is a technology that provides wireless data connections between various devices within a short range.

Wi-Fi802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11ac
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct

Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a standard for secure wireless data transfer between different types of devices over short distances.

Version-4.14.2
FeaturesA2DPA2DP
AVRCP
EDR
HDP
HFP
HID
MAP
OPP
PBAP
SPP
A2DP
AVRCP
DIP
HFP
HID
HSP
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
HOGP

USB

The Universal Serial Bus (USB) is an industry standard that allows different electronic devices to exchange data.

Connector typeMicro USBMicro USBUSB Type-C
Version2.02.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Host
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage
On-The-Go

Headphone jack

The headphone jack is an audio phone connector, a.k.a. an audio jack. The most widely used one in mobile devices is the 3.5 mm headphone jack.

Headphone jackYesYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
NFC
UPnP
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
ANT+

Browser

A web browser is a software application for accessing, fetching, displaying and navigating through information on the World Wide Web.

BrowserHTML
HTML5
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3

Audio file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various audio file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital audio data.

Audio file formats/codecseAAC+
MP3
WMA
WAV
AAC
AMR
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AMR
AMR-WB
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV

Video file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various video file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital video data.

Video file formats/codecsH.263
H.264
MP4
MPEG-4
WMV
3GPP
AVI
H.263
H.264
MKV
MP4
WMV
3GPP
3GPP2
AVI
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
MP4
VC-1
VP8
VP9
WebM
WMV
WMV7
WMV8
Xvid

Battery

The batteries of mobile devices differ in capacity and technology. They provide the electrical charge needed for the functioning of the devices.

Capacity3100 mAh3600 mAh3000 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-IonLi-Ion
2G talk time-24 h
1440 min
1 days
16 h
960 min
0.7 days
2G stand-by time-470 h
28200 min
19.6 days
-
3G talk time-24 h
1440 min
1 days
16 h
960 min
0.7 days
3G stand-by time-470 h
28200 min
19.6 days
-
Charger output power-5 V / 1.55 A5 V / 2 A
9 V / 1.67 A
FeaturesRemovableNon-removableFast charging
Non-removable

Specific Absorption Rate (SAR)

The SAR rating shows the amount of electromagnetic radiation absorbed by the human body when using a mobile device, expressed in W/kg.

Head SAR (EU)-0.567 W/kg0.522 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)-1.33 W/kg1.39 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)--0.3 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)--0.55 W/kg

Additional features

Some devices have additional features, different from the standard ones above, but equally important and worth mentioning.

Additional featuresRear touchpad--
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